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Entry-Level Construction Jobs in Maryland

Build a Great Career in Construction

The construction industry is diverse with various field of work, such as building construction, heavy civil construction, specialty trades, and much more that can allow for professional growth and development.

Construction workers enjoy working on physically challenging and rewarding projects. They take pride in their work and feel a strong sense of accomplishment when the job is finished. There is also strong comradery between construction workers. 

One of the biggest reasons to start a career in construction is the potential for career advancement. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry is projected to grow by 11% from 2019 to 2029, which is faster than the average for all industries. This growth is expected to result in the creation of hundreds of thousands of new jobs, making construction a promising career choice for individuals seeking stability and long-term employment opportunities.

residential utility installation

Reasons to work in Construction

Career Growth Opportunities

The construction industry offers many paths for career advancement, including management positions and specialized trade positions.

Physical Challenge & Rewards

Construction work can be physically demanding, but it is also very rewarding. You get to see the tangible results of your efforts and have a great sense of accomplishment.

High Demand & Job Stability

Construction workers are in high demand and the industry is expected to continue to grow over the next decade. This provides strong job security and stability.

Good Pay & Benefits

Many companies, like Comer Construction, offer competitive wages and benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. 

Collaborative & Team-Oriented

Construction projects often involve working with a team of skilled professionals, providing opportunities for collaboration and team building.

Variety of Work

The construction industry offers a wide range of projects, providing opportunities for professional growth and development.

Community Impact

By building homes, structures, and communities, construction workers have the ability to make a positive impact on the world and their communities.

Entry-Level Construction Jobs

Start your construction career at Comer Construction. We have a strong culture, great benefits, and competitive pay.

These positions require minimal prior experience and provide excellent opportunity for advancement.

Employees must be able to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment, and must be willing to follow all safety regulations and procedures. Additionally, team members must be able to take direction from supervisors and work well in a team environment.

Laborer

For individuals with no prior construction experience.

A construction laborer is responsible for performing various manual labor tasks on construction sites. This includes tasks such as preparing job sites, loading and unloading materials, digging trenches, mixing and pouring concrete, and cleaning up job sites.

Pipelayer

For individuals with minimal prior construction experience. 

A pipelayer is responsible for laying pipes for various construction projects. This includes preparing the site for pipe installation, digging trenches, setting and connecting pipes, and ensuring proper installation and alignment.

Why Work at Comer Construction?

Comer Construction offers employees the balance of big company benefits with small business personality. We are invested in the satisfaction and performance of our employees. Through encouraging advancement opportunities for our team, we’re able to offer our customers the highest level of quality construction services.

Comer Construction Offers

  • Competitive wages
  • Safe work environment
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees
  • Matching 401k
  • Other benefit options including vision, dental, short and long-term disability and life insurance

Hiring for All Skill Levels

Our current openings are listed below. Click ‘read more’ for the full job description and requirements.

Utility Foreman

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of assigned workers and safe, efficient and timely completion of assigned projects.

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Junior Estimator

Responsible for providing support to Estimators in quantity of take-off, estimating software, reading plans and specs and bidding.

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CDL Driver – Lowboy

Responsible for loading, transporting and unloading equipment and materials to and from various job sites using tractor-trailers (low-boy).

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Foreman

The foreman is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of assigned workers and safe, efficient and timely completion of assigned projects.

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Estimator

Comer Construction is seeking a full-time Estimator with at least 3 years’ experience. Applicant to be responsible for preparing complete and responsive bid proposals.

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Fuel Truck Driver

Comer Construction is seeking a full-time Fuel Truck Driver with a least one-year experience in loading, transporting and unloading fuel and other construction related material as needed to and from various job sites.

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Flagger

Flagger to direct traffic around our job sites. The candidate will be diligent in directing the traffic in order to maintain the safety of our employees and the public, dependable and have a positive attitude. Training is provided. Work outdoors.

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Traffic Manager/Controller

The Traffic controller is responsible for placing, maintaining, and removing traffic control operations. Must have valid drivers license with clean driving record.

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Pipelayer

Performs pipe installations. Works with a variety of air, electric, and gas powered tools, as well as a variety of hand tools. Works outside year round.

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Laborer (Entry Level)

Assists pipelayers and others in performing duties required in construction and related tasks. This is an entry-level position.

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Performs general site development activities operating heavy equipment including, but not limited to, bulldozers, backhoes, loaders, end dumps, graders, scrapers and excavators.

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CDL Truck Driver

Responsible for loading, transporting and unloading stone, asphalt, dirt and other materials and items to and from various job sites.

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Hydrovac Operator

Full-time Hydrovac Operator with a CDL Class A or B license and at least three years’ experience in hydro excavation to be responsible for operating and driving our specialized on-board hydro-vacuum system.

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Apply Now!

We've made applying at Comer Construction Easy!
Use our online initial application to start the hiring process.

Prefer to apply offline?

If you prefer to apply offline or were instructed by a member of our team you can, download our full application. Applicants may fill out the application electronically or by hand.

 

Alternative options for submitting applications:

  • Email your application to Dorothy Kuzora, Human Resources Coordinator, at dkuzora@comerconstruction.com
  • Drop it by our office or send in the mail to: Comer Construction, Inc. Attn: Dorothy Kuzora 2100 Slade Lane Forest Hill, MD 21050

Comer Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For any positions that require driving Comer Construction vehicles, this driver’s addendum for employment will need to completed prior to employment. You can still complete the online application to start the hiring process. A member of our team will let you know if the addendum is needed. 

Contact Us

Headquarters

2100 Slade Lane
Forest Hill, MD 21050

410-879-6094